Valley View's Owners: No Plans to Share
|The scene inside Waldenbooks' Valley View location, which has about two weeks left|
Which means ...?
"We tend to meet the demands of the market," Romero says. "It's our approach to take the best approach to the market." She says she'll try to get us someone to speak with after the New Year, but don't count on it being a Macerich higher-up. Probably someone local.
So, that out of the way, one thing I forgot to mention yesterday: You may want to stop by Waldenbooks, which should be shuttered by mid-January as Borders looks to save money on rent. I stopped by yesterday expecting to find barren shelves and bargain-basement leftovers, but discovered instead aisles and aisles filled with just-shipped releases, best-sellers, Moleskin notebooks, 2010 calendars and you-name-its discounted 40 to 60 percent. After the jump, a suggestion for the local-history buff you may have left off your Christmas list.